Aquatics Staff Excel!

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Aquatics Staff Excel!

August 2, 2019

Schaumburg Park District aquatics staff recently received an overall EXCEEDS on their second unannounced audit from Jeff Ellis and Associates! They received a score of “EXCEEDS” on both silent observations and lifeguard simulated skills drills.

"Staff have been working unbelievably hard and this is a hard-fought win for us," said Rob Ward, director of recreation. "This result is further proof that the pool managers and trainers have continued to hold our lifeguard staff to a standard that is even higher than standards required by Ellis".

Schaumburg Park District will receive one more unannounced audit in August before outdoor pool season officially ends and The Water Works will receive 2-3 additional audits through fall, winter, and spring.

The audit process consists of:

Results:

The following lifeguards received a score of “exceeds” on their silent observational audits on June 12:

Atcher Island:

Bock Pool:

Meineke Pool:

The Water Works:

The following lifeguard received a score of “Exceeds” on their silent observational audits on July 24:

Atcher Island:

Bock Pool:

Meineke Pool:

The Water Works:

Team Skills:

Meineke Pool performed an extrication drill and scored EXCEEDS

Bock Pool performed an deep water spinal drill and scored EXCEEDS

Atcher Island performed a shallow spinal drill and scored MEETS

The Water Works performed an extrication drill and scored EXCEEDS

Special mention should be made that at 3 out of the 4 facilities a pool manager was also audited and received a score of “EXCEEDS” on a supervisory audit:

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